Faiz Ahmad Faiz's famous nazm (song) 'Hum Dekhenge' has been at the centre of controversy during the pan-India anti-CAA protests.The Bhojpuri version of the nazm is also going viral on social media. The song has been able to hold on to the essence it was originally published in.Bhojpuri is mainly spoken in the eastern parts of the country – Bihar, UP.The Idea Behind Faiz’s NazmFaiz wrote this nazam in 1979 with reference to Pakistan military dictator Zia-ul-Haq. He was opposed to military rule in Pakistan.Faiz is known for his revolutionary ideas and for this reason he remained in jail for many years.In the last few lines of this song, Faiz wrote:“Bas naam rahega Allah ka.Jo gayab bhi hai hazir bhiJo manzar bhi hai nazir bhiUtthega an-al-haq ka naraJo mai bhi hoon tum bhi hoAur raaj karegi Khalq-e-KhudaJo mai bhi hoon aur tum bhi ho”It is this last line that created controversy at IIT Kanpur.Faiz Row in IIT Kanpur Sparked by ‘Gau Rakshak’ Faculty MemberThese translations were done by Digamber. He shared the post on Facebook: https://bit.ly/2tMnz86 We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.